Source: Purchased

Review: Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher

Posted March 27, 2017 in review / 1 Comment

Review: Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay AsherThirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher
Published by Penguin UK on September 16th 2009
Genres: Young Adult, Contemporary, Realistic Fiction
Format: Paperback
Pages: 288
Source: Purchased
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You can't stop the future.

You can't rewind the past.

The only way to learn the secret is to press play.

Clay Jensen returns home to find a strange package with his name on it. Inside he discovers several cassette tapes recorded by Hannah Baker – his classmate and first love – who committed suicide two weeks earlier.
Hannah's voice explains there are thirteen reasons why she killed herself. Clay is one of them. If he listens, he'll find out why.

All through the night, Clay keeps listening – and what he discovers changes his life... forever.

Or maybe I wanted someone to point a finger at me and say, “Hannah. Are you thinking about killing yourself? Please don’t do that, Hannah. Please?”

I JUST. I mean, I knew this book was gonna be sad. Heck, that was prolly one of the many reasons why I bought this book. BUT shit. kasfadfaskjldb.

My heart will never be the same.

Imagine receiving a bunch of recordings from the girl you loved (who killed herself, btw), and then hearing her say that those that received these tapes are indirectly/directly one of the reasons why she killed herself. Damn. I dived into this book wanting to know exactly why Clay Jensen was on that list when he was the perfect guy ever.

All I have to say is that: Everybody in this book deserved to be in this book. View Spoiler »

This book was written from only Clay’s point of view, in which we get to actually see what he was thinking, and I could pretty much say that I had the same thoughts he had. Throughout half the book I was like, what did Clay do???? and pretty much figured it out half way through because like I said, we get to see what he was thinking and yeah. HAHAHA I’m not good at explaining this without giving away spoilers.

What I definitely loved about this book was the tapes. Hannah’s voice was the main reason that this book is so good. We get to see her go from trying to hold on, to slowly letting go and my God, it was so damn heartbreaking that I was sobbing my heart out by the time I finished reading this book.

I just wanted to point out that as a person who has gone through depression and even attempted suicide, there IS a reason. There will always be reasons, and for those saying that this book wasn’t realistic because it blamed so many people over one person’s death, that’s the thing, yknow? We all live our lives without knowing that sometimes the smallest things can create a chain of reactions, and this book shows it. This book showed that maybe, just maybe we did contribute to someone’s suicide, indirectly. Ya know? Read this y’all. The world needs to be nicer and this book is SO GOOD and you guys need to read this.

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Review: The Final Empire (Mistborn #1) by Brandon Sanderson

Review: The Final Empire (Mistborn #1) by Brandon Sanderson
Posted September 29, 2016 in review / 1 Comment

I would like to thank Josephine from Word Revel and Elaine for forcing me to buy this HUGE book while they were visiting me at Kinokuniya. This book and its series have been my life ever since then, and I don’t think I’ll move on. NOT ANY TIME SOON, OR MAYBE NEVER. I tried to listen to the audio book of The Final Empire, BUT NOPE. Definitely not a great idea, because I got hopelessly lost. But the book. Oh my God. It captured my attention since the first page and all through to the last page. I was happy, […]

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Review: Furthermore by Tahereh Mafi

Review: Furthermore by Tahereh Mafi
Posted September 26, 2016 in review / 0 Comments

Furthermore was everything I never expected and more. MORE. MORE. This book was actually in the Middle Grade genre, and to be honest, I don’t really read MG books. But it was from TAHEREH MAFI and if you’ve read the Shatter Me trilogy, you would know that you should definitely read ALL HER BOOKS, MIDDLE GRADE OR NOT. Furthermore is really REALLY CUTE and well-written. I actually fell in love with Tahereh’s writing at first page because it was really good. I feel that everyone should definitely read this book BECAUSE. IT. IS. AMAZING. Like, hello if you rate this below […]

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Review: After You (Me Before You #2) by Jojo Moyes

Review: After You (Me Before You #2) by Jojo Moyes
Posted August 12, 2016 in review / 0 Comments

OH. MY. GOD. NO, seriously, Oh my God. If you have not read Me Before You, then I highly suggest that you stop reading my review this instant, because this review will contain spoilers about Me Before You. If you don’t really mind, then be my guest, keep reading. OKAY, SO WE HAVE TO ADDRESS THE FACT THAT WILL DIED RIGHT? And I thought that was the MOST. HEARTBREAKING. SHIT. EVER. Until I read this book, the book AFTER WILL’S DEATH, and I’m just there like NOPE. JUST. OMG. I mean, I never thought that I needed a sequel after […]

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Review: Lady Midnight by Cassandra Clare

Review: Lady Midnight by Cassandra Clare
Posted August 8, 2016 in review / 0 Comments

Lady Midnight was everything I expected and more. Who knew I would miss being in Cassandra Clare’s world, but I definitely did. I miss the Shadowhunter world, learning more about the true meaning of parabatai, and of course, the annoying rule which states that parabatai are forbidden from falling in love with each other. THIS BOOK SERIOUSLY FEELS LIKE COMING HOME, I mean I already miss Clary and Jace and the rest, and reading about the Blackthorns threw me back into those feelings I had about Shadowhunters. I mean, if you can’t figure it out, I MIGHT HAVE A SLIGHT OBSESSION WITH […]